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NO CASE MADE TO REGULATE NASCENT INTERACTIVE TV SERVICES, NCTA SAYS TO FCC

<b>Washington, DC</b> -- Pro-regulation advocates have failed to make a legal, factual, or public policy case for intruding on market forces, the National Cable &amp; Telecommunications Association argued in its reply comments to the FCC’s Notice of Inquiry on interactive TV services. <br /><br />"The initial round of comments in this proceeding confirms what was obvious from the outset: It is not only extremely premature but also counter-productive and contrary to the public interest to contemplate regulating interactive television," NCTA wrote.

MAGGIE WILDEROTTER, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF WINK COMMUNICATIONS TO ADDRESS WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN CABLE CLUB LUNCHEON ON FRIDAY, MAY 18

Following are the details on the upcoming WMCC Luncheon. Please use the attached document to RSVP to the event, or call the WMCC Hotline at 202/775-1085. <br /><br />

CALLS FOR INTERACTIVE TV REGULATION THREATEN EMERGING MARKET, NCTA PRESIDENT & CEO ROBERT SACHS TELLS SCTE FORUM 2001

<b>ORLANDO, FL -- </b>Calls to regulate nascent interactive television services, which have yet to be defined, would have the unintended consequence of discouraging investment and slowing their introduction, National Cable &amp; Telecommunications Association President &amp; CEO Robert Sachs said Wednesday in his keynote address to the SCTE Expo 2001 in Orlando, Florida. “NCTA takes no issue with pure fact finding [by the FCC],” Sachs told the annual gathering of the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers.

NCTA ANNOUNCES VANGUARD AWARD WINNERS

<b>WASHINGTON, DC – </b>Recipients of this year’s Vanguard Awards, the cable industry’s highest honors, were announced today by the National Cable &amp; Telecommunications Association (NCTA).

PEGGY O'BRIEN APPOINTED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF CABLE IN THE CLASSROOM

<b>WASHINGTON, DC</b> - Peggy O’Brien, Ph.D., has been named the new Executive Director of Cable in the Classroom (CIC), Judith McHale, CIC Chairman and President and COO of Discovery Communications, Inc., announced today. <br /><br />“Our board chose Peggy for the Executive Director position because of her substantial experience in the field of education and her expertise in educational technology,” said McHale.

CABLE 2001 PRESS LUNCHEON/CONFERENCE CALL WITH JERRY KENT, PRESIDENT & CEO, CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS TODAY

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NEW FEATURES TO ENHANCE CABLE 2001 EXPERIENCE

<b>Washington, D.C.—</b> The National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA) plans to introduce new features to benefit delegates and the media alike at Cable 2001.

CINNAMON ROGERS AND CLIFF RICCIO JOIN NCTA'S GOVERNMENT RELATIONS DEPARTMENT

<b>WASHINGTON, DC - </b>NCTA today announced the addition of two new professional staff members to its Government Relations department. Cinnamon Rogers will join the association as Legislative Counsel, and Cliff Riccio will serve as Manager of Government Relations.<br /><br />“Both Cinnamon and Cliff bring valuable insight to our department from their experience on Capitol Hill with telecommunications issues,” said Pam Turner, NCTA’s Senior Vice President of Government Relations.

NCTA CHANGES ITS NAME TO NATIONAL CABLE & TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION; Revamped Web Site Launched

<b>WASHINGTON, DC – </b>NCTA’s name-change -- from the National Cable Television Association to the National Cable &amp; Telecommunications Association – will become effective Tuesday, May 1, 2001.

CABLE 2001: (NEW DATE) PRESS LUNCHEON/CONFERENCE CALL WITH CONVENTION CHAIR JERRY KENT

The Cable 2001 press briefing, originally scheduled for Wednesday, April 25, has been postponed due to a House Committee hearing that day. Revised details follow. (The same conference call dial-in number still applies.)<br /><br /><b>

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